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into the morning we're going to continue to see the possibility of major coastal flooding along the eastern shores of massachusetts. that's where that coastal flood warning is in effect. there could even be some damage in a few spots and inundation of property is also possible. looking at the forecast for later in the day, notice the low pressure is pulling away. the snow will be ending and gradually things will improve and temperatures should be rising into the mid and upper 30s, and hopefully that will allow for the roads to not be in such bad condition. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. well north korea responded to the latest united nations sanctions with more belligerent action. the u.n. security council unanimously agreed to the new sanctions yesterday hours after the north threatened a preemptive nuclear strike against the u.s. the north korean leader visited troops at the border and today the north said it was cancelling its hotline and a non-aggression pact with south korea.
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osama bin laden's son-in-law who served as al qaeda's spokesman faces charges in federal court here in new york city today. he was picked up in jordan accused of conspiring to kill americans. susan mcginnis is in washington with the details. good morning susan. >> reporter: good morning, ann marie. this capture is considered a significant victory in the fight against al qaeda. abu ghayth is considered one of the last remaining members of osama bin laden's inner circle but some lawmakers here on catholic are not happy with the idea of these proceedings happening on u.s. sole. . >> reporter: osama bin laden's son-in-law will appear in this federal court in manhattan today. sulaiman abu ghaytl will face charges that he conspired to kill american citizens. >> he is not a big fish, but he is not a little fish and tease guys might lead you to bigger
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fish. >> reporter: after marrying osama bin laden's daughter, he was a member of bin laden's inner circle. in this video released one day after 9/11 he sat next to bin laden, praised the attack and warned of more american deaths to come. congressmen from both sides of the aisle praised abu ghayth's arrest. peter king from new york said "i give the administration credit for this. it's steady, and it's unrelenting, and it's very successful." but some lawmakers here on capitol hill question the decision to bring abu ghayth to the u.s. to stand trial in a civilian court where he will have the same rights as american citizens. >> the last thing in the world we want to do in my opinion is put him in civilian court. this man should be in gain mow bay. >> reporter: senators lindsey graham and kelly ayotte say he should be tried as an enmachine combatant and interrogated to gain more intelligence on al qaeda. white house sources tell cbs news the president's national security team was unanimous in saying the prosecution of ghayth
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in federal court will best protect the national security interests of the united states. now, abu ghayth will face a number of terror charges. one of them could be murder. the maximum penalty there is the death sentence. ann marie. >> susan mcginnis, thank you. john brennan has been confirmed by the senate to be the next director of the cia. yesterday's vote was 63-34. on wednesday kentucky senator rand paul delayed the vote by filibustering for nearly 13 hours. paul wanted an explanation from the administration about the possible use of drones to attack u.s. citizens on american soil. attorney general eric holder september a letter to paul saying the president has no authority to use a drone to kill an american not engaged in combat on american soil. michigan senator carl levin says that he will not be seeking re-election next year. levin, a democrat is michigan's longest serving senator. first elected in 1978. the senior democrat serves as
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chairman of the armed services committee. levin says he wants to serve without the distraction of campaigning. now at the vatican a decision on whether to begin the conclave to elect a new pope is expected soon. the last voting cardinal arrived in rome yesterday, and the cardinals were briefed on vatican finances. randall pinkston is in vatican city. randall, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann marie. it's another day of talks for the cardinals underway as we speak with the arrival of the 115th cardinal. they are a day closer to deciding the date of the conclave, but we will not know for sure whether they have made a decision until the day's meeting is over. >> reporter: cardinals from around the world are meeting for a fifth day of discussions that could produce a decision on when the papal election will begin. a vietnamese cardinal was the last elector to arrive in rome. 115 voting cardinals are now in place. >> they are men of faith. they know the needs of the
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church. >> reporter: father anthony of new jersey is hoping for an american pope and says it's a real possibility. >> names have come out such as cardinal dolan. a flamboyant, great bishop many new york. the humble priest of boston. >> reporter: once the election process known as the conclave begins cardinals will cast two votes in the morning, two votes in the afternoon. the ballots will be cast in secret inside the famous sistine chapel. workers are busy turning the historic building into an elaborate polling booth for cardinals. they are covering windows so no one can see inside and getting stoves in place. one will burn the ballot after each vote. the other will send up the smoke. black if a pope has not been decided or white smoke once a pope is chosen. 150 cardinals are taking part in pre-election talks, but only 115 under 80 are eligible to vote. support is said to be divided between ten to 15 candidates.
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cardinals are hoping a frontrunner will emerge after the first vote is taken. the veil of secrecy is tightening. there is a report that the vatican will be putting into place jamming devices to make sure no cell phones or wi-fi devices will be able to be used once the conclave gets underway. reporting live at vatican city i'm randall pinkston back to you. >> thank you. coming up on "the morning news" a pharmacy worker breaks his silence in a deadly meningitis outbreak. >> something is going to happen. something is going to get missed, and we're going to get shut down. >> we'll hear from the lab technician that raised concerns about the safety of drugs later linked to dozens much deaths. this is the cbs morning news. deaths. this is the "cbs morning news." >> with hotwire's low prices i can afford to visit chicago for my first big race and l.a.
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by the nor'easter. the survivor suffered a gash on his head and broken ribs. the coast guard suspended its search on thursday for the missing fisherman. former president bill clinton is urging the supreme court to overturn an anti-gay marriage law he signed. mr. clinton said in a washington post op-ed piece the defense of marriage act, which defines he marriage between a man and a woman is incompatible with the constitution. the supreme court will hear arguments in three weeks challenging the constitutionality of the law. a federal law to protect women from domestic abuse has been renewed. president obama signed the violence against women act on thursday. the law was introduced in 1994, but expired in 2011 amid partisan bickering. it now offers protection to gays, native americans, and sex trafficking victims. "60 minutes" has uncovered new evidence about the compounding pharmacy that's at
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the center of a criminal investigation into a nationwide meningitis outbreak. new england compounding center shipped 17,000 vials of a contaminated steroid to 23 states last year. dozens of people died. hundreds more were sickened. a company insider tells scott kelly the center overextended itself when it increased the quantity of drugs it was making and that he warned his supervisors. >> something is going to happen. something is going to get missed, and worry going to get shut down. >> what did you mean by that? >> that we were going to hurt a patient. we were just thinking hurt a patient. we weren't compounding anymore. we were manufacturing. >> when you went to your supervisor and told him that, he said what? >> that's verbatim. he shrugged. that was his response for a lot of our questions or comments or concerns was a shrug. >> meaning? >> just do it. either he didn't care or he was powerless to change it. >> the president of new england
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compounding center pleaded the fifth when he was subpoenaed before congress. you can see the entire "60 minutes" report this sunday at 7:00, 6:00 central here on cbs. coming up this morning, money watch, a look at facebook's redesign and later, a medical emergency forcing justin bieber to leave the stage during a performance. dare to create all kinds of drama. new revlon photoready™ primer and shadow add sparkle or use wet. so you can create whatever eye you're in the mood for. dare to be revlon. [ female announcer ] born from the sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, expecting light snow. miami, mostly sunny, 76. chicago, partly sunny. dallas, 66. los angeles, thunderstorms. on "the money watch" now, the only bank to fail a stress test, and facebook overhauls its news feed. ashley morrison has more on this. good morning. >> good morning to you. asian markets traded hire on chinese exports beating forecasts. tokyo's nikkei gained more than 2%, while hong kong's hang seng raise more than 1%. wall street investors will be looking for further signs of economic recovery when february jobless figures are released later this morning. improved weekly unemployment gains gave the dow a lift on thursday. the bluechips finished 33 points higher ending at a recod high for a third consecutive day while the nasdaq rose nine points. the federal reserve bank
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says 17 of the 18 national banks are financially sound and would withstand a u.s. recession and global downturn. ally, the 18th bank, failed the stress test. it is the former financial arm of general motors. it said the fed's findings are fundamentally flawed and says the bank is well capitalized. a separate fed study shows that u.s. household wealth is back to its pre-recession peak. the report shows consumers regained $16 trillion in wealth lost in the great recession. household wealth was just over $16 trillion. that's $1 trillion more than three months earlier. and facebook gets a facelift. the social media site is trying to address user complaints that its website is cluttered. the redesign of its news feed allows users to select material and organize much like the medium facebook is challenging, newspapers. ann marie, it will be interesting to see the user response to this. sometimes they don't like change
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so much on facebook. >> it will be all over everyone's status update. i myself personally am trying to get used to the old new look. >> me too. it changes every week, it seems. something. >> i know. ashley morrison here in new york, thank you. when we return, a show stopper. pop singer justin bieber has a health scare during a concert last night in london forcing a delay. til dance do we part! the solos are complete... you are the pig to her blanket.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington d.c., partly sunny, but windy. atlanta, expect a high of 62. st. louis, partly sunny, 53. the high, denver, mostly cloudy, and sunshine in seattle. there are new developments now in the case of a young woman
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mauled to death by a lion at a california animal park. investigators believe the lion used its paw to lift a partially opened door meant to keep it in a cage. theresa garcia reports. >> reporter: diana hanson died doing what she loved, taking care of big cats. the 24-year-old intern was attacked wednesday as she was cleaning an enclosure housing an african lion. >> the coroner has released the autopsy report which revealed that diana died instantly due to a broken neck. >> reporter: dale anderson runs the animal park outside fresno, california. he and his colleagues are remembering hanson as a dedicated worker and friend. >> she was vivacious. she loved her work. she loved big cats. >> reporter: police esponding to the call for help shot and killed the lion whose name was couscous. animal health experts will perform a necropsy for clues as to what provoked the attack. >> it's a tragedy that occurred, obviously. you know, we want to take lessons learned from that to
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find out what could have been done better. >> reporter: hanson's co-workers are in mourning. >> she was doing what she loved, and she did it with joy every day that she worked here, and she's going to be missed. i'm so sorry this had to happen. >> reporter: her family is said to be planning a memorial fund. theresa garcia, cbs news. beach goers in south florida, beware. it is shark migration season. thousands of black-tipped sharks were spotted off palm beach county this week. they're actually heading north for the summer. some swam just a little too close to the shore, though, forcing some beaches to close for a few hours. and it's been a rough few days in the united kingdom for justin bieber. the pop sensation fainted back stage at a concert at london's 02 arena last night. video of thursday's performance shows bieber being assisted off the stage during the song "beauty and the beat." the show stopped for about a half hour while the 19-year-old
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was given oxygen. bieber's manager came on stage to tell the crowd that the singer was being treated by emt's. >> they're telling him that they want him to go see somebody. he has just told me that about in five minutes, if it's okay with you guys, he is going to come out and finish the show. all right? so he might not be jumping around as much and everything else. >> bieber did return after the show. he posted this picture of himself in a hospital bed to his instagram account. lost his shirt somewhere along the way. he was forced to apologize to his british fans who said he took to the stage two hours late. not having a good week. coming up after your local news on cbs this morning, caroline kennedy stops by the studio. i'm ann marie green. this is "the cbs morning news."
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it comes as no surprise that living in a major city can be expensive because of the high demand for housing. now officials in san francisco are around the construction of the country's smallest apartments being offered at a more affordable price. sam blackstone takes owes a tour. >> we had a space in a garage here, and we thought we would try it there. >> reporter: in a berkeley, california, warehouse property developer patrick kennedy tested his ideas for a tiny apartment. >> so is the idea with this let's just see how small you can go and still survive? >> yes, basically. >> reporter: the design kennedy calls smart space 1.0 turned out to be not so smart in some ways. 166 square feet in all, the shower soaked the toilet paper. the stove top lived in a drawer, and the couch that turned into a bed was too inconvenient. space is at a premium in many
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big cities, driving up rent, so microapartments are seen as one possible answer in cities like san francisco, seattle, and new york where mayor michael bloomberg backed the competition for the best design. nowhere are apartments more expensive than san francisco where an influx of young tech workers keeps demand high. >> the other change we made -- >> reporter: so san francisco is where patrick kennedy has built smart space 2.0 incorporating lessons learned in his prototype. the four-story building has 23 point-sized pads of 2 95 square feet. >> did anybody say you're crazy to be building apartments less than 300 square feet? >> yes, everybody has basically said that until they've come and seen it. >> reporter: these tiny apartments cost $1,600 a month. the average studio in san francisco rents for more than $2,000. >> we have housing affordability crisis. >> reporter: san francisco supervisor scott weaner's legislation passed in november lowering the city's minimum
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apartment size to just 220 square feet. >> we're at risk of losing our diversity. it's harder and harder for people who are working class who aren't earning high incomes to be able to stay here. >> reporter: the lower rent attracted terenzia. she moved in this week. >> is this going to be big enough? >> it will be. i think it will be perfect for me, and it makes it affordable without a roommate. >> reporter: kennedy is so convinced, he is about to break ground on a 12-story building with 120 tiny dwellings. >> is this all a grand experiment? >> i guess it's a grand experiment to the extent this is the first time a whole building has been dedicated to micro-apartments that i think is going to be the beginning of a much larger movement. >> reporter: tiny apartments may be the next big thing. john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning" more on the capture of a senior al qaeda leader and son-in-law of osama bin laden.
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we'll hear from john miller. plus, president obama's former campaign manager talks about heading a new group aimed at promoting the obama initiative. caroline kennedy joins us in the studio. thanks for watching. i'm ann marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- -- captions by vitac --
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald hi, everyone. and good morning. friday is here. the weekend is here. it's march 8. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is just about 4:30. we're very happy about this, right, friday? >> we are. >> and you know what? [ laughter ] >> yes. >> are you okay? [ laughter ] >
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we made it here. i'm fine. i'm good. >> lawrence karnow is at i race down in freedom. >> having fun there in fremont. >> yeah. you guys think you guys are happy? i'm down here racing cars on a friday morning. and it's a lot of fun. we'll talk about that and showers tapering off. we'll more on the weekend forecast. back to you. >> he looks good. >> i'm so glad he is not behind a real wheel. >> when i first saw that, i was just please don't parallel park. here's a live look outside at some of our sensors. if you are crossing the dumbarton bridge, there is a crash right now blocking one left lane westbound 84 about midspan. so i'll tell you more about that plus your overnight roadwork coming up. >> thank you. a murder victim is found hidden in his own home and san jose police have a suspect. stanley jacobson was found stabbed to death at a senior
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housing complex in san jose. the apartment had been searched since the victim was last seen more than a month ago but family members returned yesterday and found the body stuffed under the mattress of the victim's fold-out sofa bed. his granddaughter has suspected that jacobson's girlfriend was stealing his social security checks and she had neighbors watching for the woman to return. >> my phone rang three times, office rang three times, we all called 911. i was here within eight minutes and i chased her down and kept her here until the police came. >> 47-year-old regina butler has confessed to the killing, police say. a lion escaped his feeding cage before killing an intern at a fresno county animal park. 4-year-old diana hanson died instantly, the 24-year-old died when the lion broke her net at cat haven in dunlap. the lion lifted a gate on the cage while hanson was cleaning the la

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